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2014-03-05 12:27:41

FALLS CHURCH, Va., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- HIPAA/HITECH Compliance Strategies for Medical Device Manufacturers (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140305/MN76532) **FDAnews Webinar** March 20, 2014 -- 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. EDT www.fdanews.com/HIPAAsecurity Medical Devices Could Be Unwittingly Violating HIPAA Electronically Protected Health Information Standards (ePHI) -- HHS OIG's 2014 Work Plan Announces Research Initiative to Find Out As concerns mount about medical...

2014-03-03 12:26:34

SAN FRANCISCO, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Bay Area Systems begin offering assistance to healthcare providers and organizations to be compliant with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA), to ensure all the required physical, network, and process security measures are followed. BayArea Systems (www.BayAreaSystems.com), premier Information Technology (IT) consulting provider in San Francisco Bay Area, is on the forefront of providing cost-effective IT...

2014-02-28 23:02:12

myhipaasecuritytraining.com offers industry leading HIPAA security awareness and training documentation for helping Covered Entities (CE) and Business Associates (BA) gain a greater understanding of all facets of HIPAA compliance, including the all-important Administrative Safeguards. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 myhipaasecuritytraining.com offers industry leading HIPAA security awareness and training documentation for helping Covered Entities (CE) and Business Associates...

2014-02-24 16:25:18

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PatientCalls Implements Additional HIPAA Compliant Software Solutions to Secure PHI during SMS and Email transmissions. PatientCalls, a trusted HIPAA Compliant Business Associate and leader among medical answering services, recently expanded on its alternative offerings of Secure SMS and Email Solutions to Covered Entities by developing and deploying PatientNOTE, an encrypted and password protected SMS solution for mobile devices,...

2014-02-24 08:27:16

83% of physicians are using smart phones (especially for texting) as a way to communicate with colleagues, patients and hospital staffs. Though quick, texting can increase your liabilities if not done compliantly. DURHAM, N.C., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Cooperative of American Physicians fervently discourages texting of electronic protected health information (e-PHI) by healthcare providers, as it is non-secure and non compliant with HIPAA standards. The new HIPAA Omnibus...

2014-02-14 23:23:16

The Feb. 26 webinar from Atlantic Information Services will identify the new risks associated with social media and offer policies, procedures and practical solutions to limit an organization’s exposure. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 An increasing number of health care organizations and professionals are using social media to reach out to patients and health plan members, or inform the public about services they offer. While Facebook, Twitter and other new e-tools are fast...

2014-02-14 23:02:17

The HIPAA security education package is now available for instant download today for covered entities and business associates seeking to gain a stronger understanding of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 The HIPAA security education package is now available for instant download today for covered entities and business associates seeking to gain a stronger understanding of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability...

2014-02-13 23:29:33

The Digital Dentist Receives HIPAA Security Certification from 4MedTraining Burbank, CA (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Dr. Lorne Lavine, aka The Digital Dentist, has recently completed a course with 4MedTraining to become a Certified HIPAA Security Professional (CHSP). This certification allows Dr. Lavine to guide existing and new clients through the maze of constantly changing and often confusing HIPAA rules and regulations. From Dr. Lavine’s Blog (http:/.thedigitaldentist.com), “HIPAA...

2014-02-12 16:26:12

The Company Doubles Efforts to Respond to HIPAA-HITECH Responsibilities and Offers a Compliant Answering Service HOUSTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the increasing importance of the HIPAA and HITECH Acts in the medical industry, Rite Response, a leading answering and call center services provider, recently facilitated HIPAA-HITECH training to most of its employees, including its Customer Service Manager, Supervisors, and all Representatives answering calls for medical...

2014-02-11 23:21:55

OnRamp, a leading high security hosting provider with data center facilities in Texas and North Carolina, will showcase its proprietary online HIPAA Risk Management Tool at HIMSS14, February 23-27, 2014. Austin, TX (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 OnRamp, a leading high security hosting provider with data center facilities in Texas and North Carolina, announced today that the company will exhibit its HIPAA compliant hosting solutions at the 2014 Annual HIMSS Conference and Exhibition, February...